March 2018

Cover Stories

Article date: Friday, March 30, 2018
The New Art Economy – Art Paris Art Fair

"My name is Guillaume Piens and I am the director of Art Paris Art Fair, a modern and contemporary spring art fair that will be taking place at the Grand Palais in Paris from April 5th – 8th. Art has always been a part of my life..."

Article date: Thursday, March 29, 2018
84 Male Figures, Poised to Jump from London Rooftop

On Monday March 26th, Londoners woke up to the haunting site of 84 life-sized sculptures of adult men, perching precariously on the edge of a rooftop on the cities South Bank Promenade.

Article date: Thursday, March 29, 2018
Flemish Government Seeking 2,313 Missing Works of Art

The Flemish Audit Office provided an expose in the Flemish Parliament today regarding 2,313 works of art that are currently unaccounted for.

Article date: Tuesday, March 27, 2018
People Who Will Have Impact: Dr Alessia Zorloni

Art & Wealth Management: Managing private art collections - the first book dedicated exclusively to the financial and managerial aspects of collecting art.

Article date: Wednesday, March 21, 2018
England’s Museums and Brexit: The Mendoza Review

The UK is pressing ahead with Brexit, steadying itself for the impact of a rapid and radical shift in international relationships across all industries. Ahead of the change, the UK Government commissioned an independent review of museums in England.

Article date: Monday, March 19, 2018
Judicial Investigation into the Authenticity of Exhibited Works of Art in the MSK Ghent

There is a judicial investigation of the authenticity of documents that were recently the object of an exhibition at the MSK in Ghent.

Article date: Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Introduction of VR at The Zabludowicz Collection - An Interview with Maitreyi Maheshwari

Known for its innovative approach and for championing new movements in art (as well as being very supportive of young talent) The Zabludowicz Collection in London is set to present Virtual Reality (VR) works in a dedicated environment named 360: Virtual Reality Room, which will be open throughout 2018.

Article date: Tuesday, March 13, 2018
A Fair as a Service to Collectors and Galleries – An Interview with Nicole Berry, Executive Director of The Armory Show

Nicole Berry: The Armory Show is New York’s Art Fair. Founded in 1994 in New York City, 24 years later it is the most widely attended art fair in New York City and second only to Art Basel Miami Beach as the most attended art fair in North America.

Article date: Monday, March 12, 2018
Malevich as a Professor of the Kiev Bauhaus

We all know Kazimir Malevich as an artist, art theorist and philosopher. But we don’t know so much about him as a teacher or even professor. Yet, surprisingly, this was his main activity for at least 12 years. In the numerous research articles and papers on Malevich, you’re unlikely to find one on his pedagogical oeuvre.

Article date: Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Feral Horses Opening the Art Market to Small Investors

A Crowd Investment Platform Where to Invest in Shares of Artworks – An Interview with Feral Horses CEO Francesco Bellanca

Article date: Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Symbolism in Art: Malevich’s Black Cross

A Russian painter and Philosopher, Malevich is credited as the founder of the Suprematist movement, an avant-garde movement that has had a significant and lasting impact on modern art.

Article date: Saturday, March 3, 2018
The Art of Ideas: An Interview with Mel Bochner

A leading figure in the development of Conceptual Art, since the 1960’s Mel Bochner has pioneered the presence of ideas, language and philosophy in the visual landscape. From artistic convention to unspoken and coded ideologies, Bochner has questioned the relationships between art, color, words and space to realize how they profoundly affect our worldviews.

Article date: Friday, March 2, 2018
Iranian CAMA Gallery to Open Hub in London: Interview with Co-Founder and Curator Mona Kosheghbal

In 2017, ArtDependence Magazine had an interview with the director of the Museum of Modern Art in Tehran. Interest in the Iranian art scene is growing worldwide, and now the Tehran-based CAMA Gallery is opening a hub in London.

Article date: Thursday, March 1, 2018
A Question in Trivial Pursuit: Which Artist Created a Portrait of Queen Elisabeth II Using 1,000 Teabags?  Answer: Andy Brown

In reading about little-known facts in art, ArtDependence Magazine came across a very interesting artist: Andy Brown. Brown found notoriety when he created a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by stitching together 1,000 used tea bags. ArtDependence reached out to Andy Brown with questions about this particular work, which Brown was more than happy to answer.

Article date: Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Guiding Perception: An Interview with Michael Snow

Michael Snow is broadly considered one of the most significant experimental filmmakers. Among his renowned films, Wavelength and La Région Centrale are two of the best-known, the former being recognized as a landmark in avant-garde cinema.

Article date: Saturday, February 24, 2018
High Cultural Ambitions in Antwerp: M HKA Will Relocate to New 65,000,000 € Museum

The M HKA director Bart de Baere announced that the museum will relocate to a new place approximately 200 meters from its present location in Antwerp.

Lead Stories

Article date: Saturday, March 31, 2018
Lionel Barber Appointed Chair of Tate It is announced that Tate Trustees have appointed Lionel Barber to be Chairman of the Board of Trustees.
Article date: Thursday, March 29, 2018
Art of the Year - 1966 The 1960’s was one of the most important decades in 20th-century art. Among the Pop artists who emerged in the early 1960s, none is more noted or synonymous with the movement than Warhol himself.
Article date: Tuesday, March 27, 2018
J. Paul Getty Medal to Go to... The J. Paul Getty Trust announced that it had presented the annual J. Paul Getty Medal to Thelma Golden, director and chief curator of the Studio Museum in Harlem; Agnes Gund, president emerita of the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA); and sculptor Richard Serra.
Article date: Saturday, March 24, 2018
Art of the Year - 1965 The 1960’s was one of the most important decades in 20th-century art. In One and Three Chairs, Joseph Kosuth offers an example of conceptual art: the piece consists of a chair, a photograph of the chair and an enlarged dictionary definition of the word "chair."
Article date: Friday, March 23, 2018
Discover The Real King Tut The exhibition includes 150 authentic objects from the tomb of Tutankhamun and is the only exhibition to feature authentic objects from King Tut’s tomb.
Article date: Thursday, March 22, 2018
Shortlist Announced for Second The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture On Thursday 22 March, The Hepworth Wakefield announced the five artists nominated for the second The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture.
Article date: Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Art Paris Art Fair Celebrates its 20th Anniversary with Switzerland as Guest of Honour 2018 marks the 20th anniversary of Art Paris Art Fair. Since its foundation in 1999, the fair has established itself as Paris’ leading modern and contemporary spring art event.
Article date: Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Hauser & Wirth Announces its Exclusive Worldwide Representation of Amy Sherald Hauser & Wirth is delighted to announce its exclusive worldwide representation of American artist Amy Sherald.
Article date: Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Iconic Paintings Leave North America for the First Time The Ashmolean (Oxford, UK) will present a major exhibition of works by American artists that have never before travelled outside the USA (23 March–22 July 2018). AMERICA’S COOL MODERNISM: O’KEEFFE TO HOPPER will show over eighty paintings, photographs and prints, and the first American avant-garde film, Manhatta, from international collections.
Article date: Friday, March 16, 2018
"Ecce Homo" Attributed to Murillo In 2018, we celebrate the Year of the Spanish Baroque painter Murillo, who is born in Seville 400 years ago this year.
Article date: Friday, March 16, 2018
Art of the Year - 1964 The 1960’s was one of the most important decades in 20th-century art. Styles and movements that arose during this time include Pop Art, Op Art, Minimalism, Conceptual Art, Performance Art and Arte Povera among countless other styles and movements.
Article date: Friday, March 16, 2018
The Art Market 2018: Global Art Market up 12% to $63.7 Billion, After Two Years of Decline Art Basel and UBS have recently published the second edition of the Art Basel and UBS Global Art Market Report. Written by renowned cultural economist Dr Clare McAndrew, Founder of Arts Economics, The Art Market 2018 presents the results of a comprehensive and macro-level analysis of the global art market in 2017.
Article date: Friday, March 16, 2018
Art Goes To Work - The Sub-theme of Art Ankara 2018 This year the sub-theme of the fair, created by the artist Ertugrul Ates, will be again ’’ART GOES TO WORK’’, which converts the business world and art gathering into significant and important synergy.
Article date: Friday, March 16, 2018
Exoneration for the Alleged Mastermind of a Russian Avant-Garde Forgery Ring Israeli art dealer Ithak Zarug was acquitted on March 15, 2018. Zarug has been detained in Germany for more than 3 years amidst allegations that he was the mastermind behind the sale of 18 fake Russian works of avant-garde art.
Article date: Thursday, March 15, 2018
Haegue Yang Receives Wolfgang Hahn Prize In 2018, the Gesellschaft für Moderne Kunst am Museum Ludwig will recognize Haegue Yang for her extraordinary body of work with the Wolfgang Hahn Prize.
Article date: Thursday, March 15, 2018
New Banksy in New York The infamous graffiti artist Banksy has decorated a New York building with his artwork for the last five years.
Article date: Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Julia Stoschek Awarded the 2018 Art Cologne Prize The renowned collector focuses on time-based media art
Article date: Saturday, March 10, 2018
San Francisco to Name Frida Kahlo Street The city of San Francisco in California is set to rename a street in honour of Mexican artist and icon Frida Kahlo. The city is already home to a festival held in the artist’s honour and titled Fiestas Fridas.
Article date: Thursday, March 8, 2018
Oscar Muñoz Hasselblad Award Winner 2018 The Hasselblad Foundation is pleased to announce that Colombian artist Oscar Muñoz is the recipient of the 2018 Hasselblad Foundation International Award in Photography for the sum of SEK 1,000,000 (approx. USD 125,000).
Article date: Thursday, March 8, 2018
Catherine de Zegher 'Temporarily Set Aside' as Director of MSK Ghent ArtDependence has learned that Catherine de Zegher, Director of MSK Ghent, has been temporarily set aside until there is clarity about what happened at MSK.
Article date: Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Premier Line-up of Galleries at Art Basel’s 2018 Edition in Basel Art Basel is pleased to announce the list of galleries participating in the 2018 edition of the show in Basel, Switzerland.
Article date: Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Frieze Announces New Contemporary Fair in Los Angeles to Launch in February 2019 Frieze announced the launch of a new annual contemporary art fair in Los Angeles, presented at Paramount Pictures Studios. Premiering February 14 –17, 2019, Frieze LA will join Frieze New York, Frieze London and Frieze Masters on the international art world calendar, reflecting Los Angeles’ position as a global arts capital.
Article date: Sunday, March 4, 2018
Is the Mona Lisa Set to Start Travelling? After 500 years in Paris, the Mona Lisa may be set to leave the city on a rare tour.
Article date: Saturday, March 3, 2018
Jan Vercruysse Dies at Age 69 With a career that spanned over four decades, Jan Vercruysse was considered one of Europe’s most influential conceptual artists.
Article date: Friday, March 2, 2018
The Armory Show 2018 Highlights The 24th edition of The Armory Show will open with a VIP Preview Day on Wednesday, March 7; the fair will be open to the public March 8–11
Article date: Thursday, March 1, 2018
Fondazione Prada Announces the Opening of Torre Fondazione Prada announces the opening to the public of Torre on 20 April 2018.
Article date: Tuesday, February 27, 2018
The UK’s First Ever Exhibition of Graphic Design from North Korea On 23 February House of Illustration opened the first ever UK exhibition of graphic design from North Korea.
Article date: Tuesday, February 27, 2018
New In-depth Research into Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring Starts with Macro-XRF Scan at the Mauritshuis Over the next few days, Vermeer’s painting Girl with a Pearl Earring (c. 1665) will be scanned millimetre by millimetre.

Interviews

Article date: Monday, January 29, 2018
The Birth House of Malevich Discovered in Kyiv Kazimir Malevich is one of the key figures in avant-garde art. His life and oeuvre has been researched in detail and dozens of books about him are published every year all over the globe. However, it seems that there are still lagoons to be filled and mysteries to be solved. Like the one of his birth house.

Symbolism in Art

Article date: Thursday, February 1, 2018
Symbolism in Art: The Cow Damien Hirst is a central figure in contemporary art. One of the wealthiest living artists, his work divides opinions and he has become synonymous with shock value an displays of dead or decaying animal corpses.

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